Fri, Jun 30 | 5:30 PM | Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Registration for this event is full, but there may be a limited number of standby tickets available if space permits.
Join us on the rooftop terrace of SNFL for drinks, mingling, crafts, and a short selection of readings curated by the Lesbian Herstory Archives featuring Deb Edel, Olivia Newsome, and Fabliha Yeaqub. The Lesbian Herstory Archives has been gathering and preserving records of lesbian lives and activities since the 1970s, and now holds the world's largest collection of materials by and about lesbians.
Explore our wide array of free events including author talks, book discussions, crafts, and much more celebrating Pride Month.
Join author Amelia Possanza for a conversation about her book, Lesbian Love Story, with Casey McQuiston. Possanza’s book explores the personal histories of lesbians in the 20th century to examine how lesbian love can help us reimagine care and community.
Pride Pioneers: Explore NYPL’s LGBTQ+ Collections on Bloomberg Connects
Stand with The New York Public Library to push back against the censorship of books with LGBTQ+ themes and characters. Explore this selection of some of the most challenged books, as documented by the American Library Association.
Discover a wide selection of recommended reads in different genres from our expert librarians and library staff.
NYPL has one of the world’s largest collections of LGBTQ+ history and materials regarding the social history of the AIDS crisis, many of which are available to view online. Explore our extensive collections, including academic and popular literature, rare books, little magazines, historic newspapers, at least 100,000 volumes, and over 300 archival collections—containing hundreds of thousands of letters, manuscripts, photographs, posters, and other items.
Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
The Martin Duberman Visiting Scholar program at The New York Public Library promotes excellence in LGBTQ+ studies by supporting scholars engaged in original, archivally-based research.
The Schomburg Center’s online public programs archive includes conversations about LGBTQ+ champions of equality and social justice. Watch to learn more about the work of James Baldwin, Audre Lorde, Lorraine Hansberry, and Pauli Murray.
Explore a selection of principal materials in the Library’s collections that unearth legacies of New York-based transgender activists of color, including Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson, and others. Compiled in honor of Mother LaTravious Collins, founder of the Brooklyn Ghost Project.
The Library’s collections are home to over 200 portraits by Robert Giard, who began photographing LGBTQ+ writers in 1985. Many of his subjects’ works are also available to borrow!
The Gay Switchboard of New York was founded in 1971 to safely and privately provide callers with information about queer-friendly establishments, and to allow for open discussions about sexuality and queer identity. Learn more about the switchboard and explore its records through the Library’s Manuscripts and Archives Division.
From NYPL's Digital Collections: Essential Resources About LGBTQ+ Activism and History
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